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The Pittsburgh Produce Terminal—rehabilitated with Acuity™ low-iron glass and Solarban® 70 glass with an Acuity™ glass interior lite—is a beacon of creativity and innovation in the Steel City.
GlassBuild America: The Glass, Window & Door Expo is on schedule for September 13-15 in Atlanta, GA, with the fitting 2021 theme of "Back to Business. Back to GlassBuild.”
Vitro is offering online Continuing Education (CE) opportunities for you throughout the month of April.
Featuring Saflex Solar along with Vanceva Colors
Adelio Lattuada will exhibit @ booth #1547 at the 2021 edition of GlassBuild America.
Just a few days left! Short, informative, smart episodes of big time industry importance with BEC PRESENTS- See the descriptions below then click and check them out now!
SAKO Architects used colorful glass and the sun’s movement to create a life-size kaleidoscope inside this newly built kindergarten in Tianshui City, China.
With Starphire® glass, you can express colors and patterns in their purest forms and evoke luxury anywhere from decorative murals to doors.
Join us at 1:00 pm ET on April 22 for this 60-minute AIA-accredited Thirsty Thursday session, presented by Helen Sanders, Technoform.
Solarban® R77 glass reveals new design possibilities with its neutral-reflective, soft silver-blue aesthetic.
FGIA has released a new specification establishing minimum requirements for in-process quality control requirements for applicators of synthetic laminates to substrates used in windows, doors and skylights.
Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass) has promoted Paul Di Cesare to manager, architectural quality assurance.
NGA is pleased to support the safe enjoyment windows bring to our environment through its many applicable resources, available for download in the NGA Store.
The FGIA Virtual Annual Conference featured several experts sharing important information, including economic recovery, plant safety, fenestration installation and design trends.
FGIA has released an updated version of a document pertaining to roller assemblies, with or without height adjustment features, for use in sliding doors and lift and slide doors. 
Each year, the Window Safety Task Force takes the first full week in April to educate on the importance of practicing window safety year-round.

Articles

The determination of interlayer modulus data is complex.
High-performance interlayers add to the stability, design flexibility, and adaptability of architectural glass
From domed skylights to curved handrails, revolving door enclosures to building enclosures, the dramatic curves of bent glass offer architectural form and function.
The main goal of all fire-rated glass is to compartmentalize fire to enable safe exit. It is most commonly used around egress areas, property line walls, stairwells, and points of exit.
Elegant glazing - from walls to slabs - clads a residential tower.
This is the second part of a true story from an IT Vendor dealing with a phishing attack at a small contracting firm, “ABC Contracting”.
What is phishing and how do you know when you make be the victim of it? AJ Piscitelli, PMP gives a real life example in his most recent blog post. Stay tuned for more real life examples!
Two plus two does not equal one!
Traditional uses of glass have been reinvented by two architectural firms, who artfully use glass and interlayers to achieve very different design goals.
According to the American Bird Conservancy (ABC), glass collisions claim the lives of up to a billion birds annually in the U.S.
For over four thousand years, the lustrous, hard, and inert characteristics of glass have made it one of the world’s most desirable and frequently used building materials.
This paper explores the statistical basis and methodology for the derivation of the Munich climatic load parameters, applying it to climate data for each ASHRAE climate zone in the United States.

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